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Ray--Opo

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So glad you're ok. I've witnessed the wind but never seen so much water down pour with it. Wow!!
I was carrying flood insurance until this year. There is a flood plain about 2 miles away. I think I will start carrying flood insurance again. It's between 4 and 5 hundred dollars a year. The last hurricane that came close to us. I didn't worry because I had flood insurance. I didn't have that comfort this time. With these storms getting bigger and stronger. You never know what can happen.
 

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I was kinds lookin forward to selfie-pics of Ray swimming but I'm very happy you guys didn't get any damage or flooding! LOL

Bunybutt porn.....that's bad Ms Cathie!

Yeah, the pics and stories coming out of Fla are pretty rough. Kerry's brother moved his car to a parking garage thank God, his neighbor lost 3 cars. The home was elevated so it's ok but a lot of the homes where he lives are heavily damaged or gone.

Geez Z, how many colors(sets of covers) do you go through before you get to PURPLE? (if you aren't a Ravens fan)
That's a lot of window covers! I like the track system....KISS
It's not much to see when I swim. With my amputated right leg and arm. I swim in circles. 😁
 

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So pleased all is well with you and your part of Florida Ray. Do you know how things are in Ed's area?
We're getting the tail end of 'Ian' here this afternoon with high winds and heavy rain just starting. Not a day to be out and about but the rain is welcome.
My niece was supposed to be in Florida working this week and her colleagues over there say that when she's expected they always get big storms. ;)
Her trip was postponed at the last minute because of an admin problem so she missed it all this time.
I think Ed should be OK. He is south of me, I am sure he got lots of rain and wind. But I don't think the main hurricane was in his path.
 

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I was carrying flood insurance until this year. There is a flood plain about 2 miles away. I think I will start carrying flood insurance again. It's between 4 and 5 hundred dollars a year. The last hurricane that came close to us. I didn't worry because I had flood insurance. I didn't have that comfort this time. With these storms getting bigger and stronger. You never know what can happen.
I wish our flood insurance was that cheap. We are just at the end of a flood plain. The only place that only recently began to flood is the back yard around the garage. Ours is around $900 a year. That's higher than the home owners insurance. It would have to be a 200 year flood to get the house.
 

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Come on Ray, it would have been funny.....yeah, I'm rough around the edges but you know I say it all in jest of course.

I remember when flood insurance, if you were outside a Fed Flood zone, was just part of your homeowners ins. Then in the early 90's it changed! Last time I checked, about 10yrs ago, it was 600 a year but I don't need it.

There's an advantage to showing up at work at 4:30 or so in the morning, even with another migraine-med day!
Bam got the seed and product down.....it's looking gloomy outside but I'm done. I want to modify Matilda's home but I just walked 3 miles....and I'm an office guy....yes, I'm whining a little...KERRY was supposed to put that down for me but she's off teaching or doing something meaningful....so I guess I carried her weight again. We'll see about her home later. LOL
 

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Okay, I'm bored today...Kerry has been grouchy this week and "is being given a reprieve" (she's too grouchy to let come over-LOL) so she can stay at home this weekend & relax. It's still "sept" and she's a teacher.....it's ok, I don't get angry, I give her space and lower my own risk for danger....LMAO

So, being free for the weekend, I stayed up late, till almost 7:30...racy I know....

I had a thought last night, not the first time I've had a thought at night nor the first time that I've had this one. So maybe I should have said I had a recurring thought?

As I lay awake all night hearing every stick blown and each raindrop, I realized that as romantic as it seems, NEVER EVER install a skylight above your bed.....ever!

Especially if you live in the woods.........

LOL+
 

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Okay, I'm bored today...Kerry has been grouchy this week and "is being given a reprieve" (she's too grouchy to let come over-LOL) so she can stay at home this weekend & relax. It's still "sept" and she's a teacher.....it's ok, I don't get angry, I give her space and lower my own risk for danger....LMAO

So, being free for the weekend, I stayed up late, till almost 7:30...racy I know....

I had a thought last night, not the first time I've had a thought at night nor the first time that I've had this one. So maybe I should have said I had a recurring thought?

As I lay awake all night hearing every stick blown and each raindrop, I realized that as romantic as it seems, NEVER EVER install a skylight above your bed.....ever!

Especially if you live in the woods.........

LOL+

Knowing the resolution of the satellites 'they' tell us about, imagine the ones they don't. I'd be just as worried about some do gooder (?) in the nsa as the things going bump in the night.
 

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Good morning/afternoon all,
It's quite a blustery day here but the rain has stopped - gives yesterday's downpour a chance to soak in . There's more heavy rain on the way for tomorrow morning but generally I think we're going to have a dryish week.
I see on the news that South Carolina has been badly hit by hurricane Ian and my heart goes out to all those affected. 😢
Lola has been wandering in and out making the most of some grazing time; he only has a smallish patch of grass because he's never shown an interest in it before this year, and although there's plenty of grass to keep him going I may try to find a way to expand it for next year, It may mean re locating a large hebe shrub but if there's a way I'll find it -unless I find my new house with a lot of grass first.
I hope you all have a good Saturday and I'll see you later.
 

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Good morning/afternoon all,
It's quite a blustery day here but the rain has stopped - gives yesterday's downpour a chance to soak in . There's more heavy rain on the way for tomorrow morning but generally I think we're going to have a dryish week.
I see on the news that South Carolina has been badly hit by hurricane Ian and my heart goes out to all those affected. 😢
Lola has been wandering in and out making the most of some grazing time; he only has a smallish patch of grass because he's never shown an interest in it before this year, and although there's plenty of grass to keep him going I may try to find a way to expand it for next year, It may mean re locating a large hebe shrub but if there's a way I'll find it -unless I find my new house with a lot of grass first.
I hope you all have a good Saturday and I'll see you later.
I hope you don't have to move unless you really want to. And your neighbors win the lottery and decide to move 😉 bless them and to be polite tell them don't let the door hit you in the butt on your way out.😜
 

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Good morning/afternoon all,
It's a much nicer day here than originally forecast. The rain came in the night and left us with a warm sunny morning.
I hope all is well in your parts of the world and that everyone has a peaceful Sunday.
TTFN
 

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Good morning/afternoon all,
It's quite a blustery day here but the rain has stopped - gives yesterday's downpour a chance to soak in . There's more heavy rain on the way for tomorrow morning but generally I think we're going to have a dryish week.
I see on the news that South Carolina has been badly hit by hurricane Ian and my heart goes out to all those affected. 😢
Lola has been wandering in and out making the most of some grazing time; he only has a smallish patch of grass because he's never shown an interest in it before this year, and although there's plenty of grass to keep him going I may try to find a way to expand it for next year, It may mean re locating a large hebe shrub but if there's a way I'll find it -unless I find my new house with a lot of grass first.
I hope you all have a good Saturday and I'll see you later.
It took Opo 3 years to finally figure out grass was good.
 

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Okay, I'm bored today...Kerry has been grouchy this week and "is being given a reprieve" (she's too grouchy to let come over-LOL) so she can stay at home this weekend & relax. It's still "sept" and she's a teacher.....it's ok, I don't get angry, I give her space and lower my own risk for danger....LMAO

So, being free for the weekend, I stayed up late, till almost 7:30...racy I know....

I had a thought last night, not the first time I've had a thought at night nor the first time that I've had this one. So maybe I should have said I had a recurring thought?

As I lay awake all night hearing every stick blown and each raindrop, I realized that as romantic as it seems, NEVER EVER install a skylight above your bed.....ever!

Especially if you live in the woods.........

LOL+
That is so funny...Believe me, I lived in the city with a skylight over my bed...and the police helicopter's search light would shine on my face several time a night...
 

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Bullet dodged Ray.........that's a pretty solid change in course.....you guys were fortunate.

I can't imagine being able to sleep in that Mags....but at least you knew they weren't searching for you!



Kerry just left to go home....good weekend. I got the outside chores done Friday, seeding & stuff, then Matilda's home renovation got done yesterday before Kerry got here and she helped me with the "paperwork crap".... got signed up for Medicare(turn 65 later this yr), got my phone & # transferred to a new carrier, made an appointment to renew drivers license, called in migraine med refills & went grocery shopping, well we did that last night. She was a lifesaver for those things.

Whew.....but I'll admit something funny.

In most situations, I have no issues other than what we all feel. In situations where I'm on the phone, with someone I can barely understand, signing up for stuff....those things cause me huge stress. Explosive stress....so I really have to use "tools" to try to avoid that behavior as I've learned most aren't too thrilled to be around someone wigging out<LOL>! One of those is to let Kerry help me with that stuff. She is just better at it than I am. Before I sat at the computer to sign up for Medicare, I was visibly tense, I even felt tense and could feel my own skin tightening. I checked my O2 and BPM and was golden at 98% & 62 but it sure felt like my heart was racing. Weird isn't it?

Supergirl was there for Superman and Matilda is out early today in the rain exploring her new digs. 57F on the dial but she's exploring....

and Michigan won
 

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Bullet dodged Ray.........that's a pretty solid change in course.....you guys were fortunate.

I can't imagine being able to sleep in that Mags....but at least you knew they weren't searching for you!



Kerry just left to go home....good weekend. I got the outside chores done Friday, seeding & stuff, then Matilda's home renovation got done yesterday before Kerry got here and she helped me with the "paperwork crap".... got signed up for Medicare(turn 65 later this yr), got my phone & # transferred to a new carrier, made an appointment to renew drivers license, called in migraine med refills & went grocery shopping, well we did that last night. She was a lifesaver for those things.

Whew.....but I'll admit something funny.

In most situations, I have no issues other than what we all feel. In situations where I'm on the phone, with someone I can barely understand, signing up for stuff....those things cause me huge stress. Explosive stress....so I really have to use "tools" to try to avoid that behavior as I've learned most aren't too thrilled to be around someone wigging out<LOL>! One of those is to let Kerry help me with that stuff. She is just better at it than I am. Before I sat at the computer to sign up for Medicare, I was visibly tense, I even felt tense and could feel my own skin tightening. I checked my O2 and BPM and was golden at 98% & 62 but it sure felt like my heart was racing. Weird isn't it?

Supergirl was there for Superman and Matilda is out early today in the rain exploring her new digs. 57F on the dial but she's exploring....

and Michigan won
Wow, are you really nearly 65 ? I have always assumed you were about 40 ish at the most !
Angie
 

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Bullet dodged Ray.........that's a pretty solid change in course.....you guys were fortunate.

I can't imagine being able to sleep in that Mags....but at least you knew they weren't searching for you!



Kerry just left to go home....good weekend. I got the outside chores done Friday, seeding & stuff, then Matilda's home renovation got done yesterday before Kerry got here and she helped me with the "paperwork crap".... got signed up for Medicare(turn 65 later this yr), got my phone & # transferred to a new carrier, made an appointment to renew drivers license, called in migraine med refills & went grocery shopping, well we did that last night. She was a lifesaver for those things.

Whew.....but I'll admit something funny.

In most situations, I have no issues other than what we all feel. In situations where I'm on the phone, with someone I can barely understand, signing up for stuff....those things cause me huge stress. Explosive stress....so I really have to use "tools" to try to avoid that behavior as I've learned most aren't too thrilled to be around someone wigging out<LOL>! One of those is to let Kerry help me with that stuff. She is just better at it than I am. Before I sat at the computer to sign up for Medicare, I was visibly tense, I even felt tense and could feel my own skin tightening. I checked my O2 and BPM and was golden at 98% & 62 but it sure felt like my heart was racing. Weird isn't it?

Supergirl was there for Superman and Matilda is out early today in the rain exploring her new digs. 57F on the dial but she's exploring....

and Michigan won
Yeah we were lucky.
And the helicopter thing with Mags, are you sure they weren't searching for her?
You accomplished more than I do for a whole week.
I hate being in front of a computer for more than 10 minutes. 🤪
 
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